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Everybody was applauding him at the end", said Chisholm. Corbett says, despite the terror people felt as they plane slid off the pavement, everyone stayed calm. "As a precaution, we are not departing or landing aircraft at the moment", airport officials said in a statement . Winter Storm Ethan dumped at least three inches of snow on Boston, which saw its first White Christmas in 14 years.
  • Christmas Eve, weekend hours for Walmart, Target, Kohl's, Publix, Aldi's and more

    Christmas Eve, weekend hours for Walmart, Target, Kohl's, Publix, Aldi's and more

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    LCBO locations throughout the region will be open until 6 p.m. Christmas Eve for last minute shoppers. On New Year's Eve stores will be open until 8 p.m. Publix will be open 7 a.m. -10 p.m. Friday and Saturday and from 7 a.m. -7 p.m. Christmas Eve . On Christmas Eve , routes 512, 522, 535, 550, 560, 577 and 578 will operate on the standard Saturday schedule and routes 545, 554, 574 and 594 will operate on the typical weekend schedule.
  • State reports small increase in Colorado's unemployment rate

    State reports small increase in Colorado's unemployment rate

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    In Iowa, the unemployment rate for November was 2.9 percent, compared to 3.5 percent in the same month previous year. According to the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment, for the year so far, nonfarm jobs increased by 45,300 - with the majority coming in the private sector.
  • Salvation Army's red kettle bells winding down, final push Begins

    Salvation Army's red kettle bells winding down, final push Begins

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    Providing gifts for four teenagers on her own is a challenge, said single mother Heather Kerns of Parkersburg. "We are very happy and very thankful", Reza said. The Lynchburg Salvation Army also is seeing a drop in overall financial donations, many of which come in December through online and mailed gifts. Staff says they are $13,000 short of the amount raised past year.
  • Here's how you can get a job working for Elon Musk's SpaceX

    Here's how you can get a job working for Elon Musk's SpaceX

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    Launching and landing a rocket would've seemed like a fanciful idea just a few years ago, but companies like SpaceX and Blue Origin have shown how it's done as they work to develop their separate reusable rocket systems . And if that wasn't weird enough, it'll be playing David Bowie's 1969 classic Space Oddity as it heads toward the red planet, powered by the Heavy's second-stage engines.
  • Anonymous donor drops gold coin in Red Kettle

    Anonymous donor drops gold coin in Red Kettle

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    A training session was held to guide the new recruits on how to interact with the public. This season has had approximately 80 people so far that have volunteered to ring bells, including 19 individuals not affiliated with any groups. Wolfe Sr. suffered a few bumps and bruises in the scuffle, but he says nothing would take away his Christmas spirit. We have our thrift store that tries to generate revenue as well, but when you have all these programs, services and the people needed to run them ...
  • Record-breaking number of Virginians expected to travel over holidays

    Record-breaking number of Virginians expected to travel over holidays

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    In a statement for the AAA holiday travel report, Bill Sutherland, senior vice president of AAA said of the high volume of travelers, "Across the board this year, travel has increased year-over-year for every major holiday weekend - Memorial Day, Independence Day, Thanksgiving - and we project the same for the year-end holiday period".
  • Variety owner buys Rolling Stone

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    The company BandLab Technologies, which purchased 49% of Rolling Stone previous year, will keep its investment. The investor's Penske Media Corp did not reveal terms of the deal but several media outlets including Variety , one of his titles, said the media company was spending Dollars 100 million for a controlling stake.
  • ANC resolves to downgrade Israeli embassy

    ANC resolves to downgrade Israeli embassy

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    South Africa will downside its diplomatic representation in Israel in response to the USA government's controversial decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, the ruling African National Congress said Wednesday. The statement added that "the broad presence of Hamas - a terrorist organization which actively calls for the destruction of Israel - at the Elective Conference and its extensive lobbying efforts supports this view".
  • Amazon, T-Mobile Accused Of Age Bias With Facebook Ads

    Amazon, T-Mobile Accused Of Age Bias With Facebook Ads

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    Before it runs a campaign, Facebook also requires advertisers to certify that they understand the law and won't use its tools to place discriminatory ads. Amazon said it had "corrected" those ads, and LinkedIn even changed its tools to explicitly try and prevent age discrimination. "What matters is that marketing is broadly based and inclusive, not simply focused on a particular age group", he wrote in the statement .
  • Ryanair shares trade lower as airline confirms Union recognition in writing

    Ryanair shares trade lower as airline confirms Union recognition in writing

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    The pilots plan to hold a warning strike between 5 am and 9 am (0400 and 0800 GMT) on all of the Irish carrier's services from German airports. We advise all customers in Germany to turn up as normal tomorrow, as we plan to operate all scheduled flights, and we will be doing our upmost to minimise any disruptions to the Christmas travel plans of our German customers.
  • General Mills' cereal and snack sales rise, but yogurt sours

    General Mills' cereal and snack sales rise, but yogurt sours

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    Finally, Spectrum Management Group Inc. purchased a new stake in General Mills during the third quarter worth approximately $135,000. During the first six months of 2018, General Mills repurchased 10.9 million shares of common stock for a total of $600 million.